“Now,” she says, “I’m playing someone with a heart.
Poor standby Nancy Hess had to literally drop everything and run over to the Shubert at any moment's notice.
Butz and Federer were discussing “showbiz romances,” of which theirs is one (they met when they were members of the original company of ). Sutton Foster has been a Broadway baby for years; after achieving great acclaim as the title character in .
And then Natalie, sitting beside me, mentioned something about Sutton Foster and Bobby Cannavale being the current big showbiz couple. The two married a few years ago, and it's one of those matches that made me go “Awwwww!
With her first star turn on Broadway, Laura Bell Bundy has been trying to put the “leader” into leading role.
Bundy plays Elle Woods, the sorority girl turned Harvard Law student in “Legally Blonde.” She says the tuner, written by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin and directed by Jerry Mitchell, shows more of her influence than any previous show.